Microsoft Teams is cloud-based team collaboration software that is part of the Office 365 suite of applications. The core capabilities in Microsoft Teams include business messaging, calling, video meetings and file sharing.
Accessibility features in Teams include:
Learn about using VoiceOver with Microsoft Teams for Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and Web with Accessibility support for Microsoft Teams.
Skype for Business is a unified communications platform that integrates common channels of business communication and online meetings, including instant messaging, presence, voice over, voicemail, file transfers, video conferencing, web conferencing, and email.
Learn how to make your Skype for Business meetings more accessible to people with disabilities with step-by-step instructions for Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android, here.
Virtual Classroom is an online learning environment that allows for live interaction between the tutor and the learners as they are participating in learning activities. Powered by Bongo in Courselink.
Accessibility through Virtual Classroom/Bongo is limited to captioning videos, and requires an individual to take on the role of ‘Caption Manager’ in order to make recorded videos accessible to students. A Caption Manager would have to create an account, then they would have the ability to download the videos from Bongo and upload them into their captioning software, caption the video, and upload the caption file back into Bongo. The Caption Managers are given the option to view or to download the videos, then upload either a transcript or caption file.
When a learner requires captioning, a member from the accessibility team can contact the Bongo support team with the learners name, school and email address. After activating captions for their account, any videos the learner sees will be first filtered to the Caption Manager.
Learn more about Bongo's accessibility features.
WebeEx Meetings is a cloud-based web and video conferencing service that enables global and virtual teams to collaborate on mobile devices and video systems in real time. WebEx includes features such as screen sharing, meeting recording, customizable layouts and meeting broadcasting.
Low Vision Support:
Screen Reader Support:
Read more about Webex Web App Accessibility Features.
Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool with a desktop and a mobile app that allows users to meet online, with or without video. Zoom users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another’s screens, all with one easy-to-use platform.
To obtain a zoom pro license contact CourseLink Technical Support.
Zoom designs, develops and tests their products to include the following accessibility features:
Read more about Zoom’s accessibility features.
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